11-30-2016 Fact Sheet: Boteler Fire
Incident: Boteler Fire Wildfire
Number of Personnel: 164
Location: In the Shooting Creek community, 6 miles East of Hayesville, NC.
Fire Behavior: A frontal passage has brought measurable rain to the area. Due to moisture, no fire growth within the perimeter is expected during this operational period.
Fire weakened timber and high winds may cause dead standing trees to fall, this could result in downed power lines. Wet and muddy road conditions will present a threat to firefighter and public safety. Leaf fall is continuing to occur after fires are contained and will require additional resources to maintain firelines.
Planned Events: Firefighters will maintain and patrol control lines. Evaluate actual rainfall amounts and take actions as appropriate.